The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 26 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing SOAP 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.70% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 2.13% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£293 £340 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.28 £46.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +27.77%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.80% 25.54% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Agile .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) ODBC
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) SPML
4 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Novell